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Epidemiology of Covid-19 in a Long-Term Care Facility in King County, Washington

Published time: 27 March 2020

Authors: Temet M. McMichael, Dustin W. Currie, Shauna Clark, Sargis Pogosjans, Meagan Kay, Noah G. Schwartz, James Lewis,  Atar Baer, Vance Kawakami,  Margaret D. Lukoff,  Jessica Ferro, Claire Brostrom-Smith


Abstract

In the context of rapidly escalating Covid-19 outbreaks, proactive steps by longterm care facilities to identify and exclude potentially infected staff and visitors, actively monitor for potentially infected patients, and implement appropriate infection prevention and control measures are needed to prevent the introduction of Covid-19.


Epidemiology of Covid-19 in a Long-Term Care Facility in King County, Washington (2)

 

Reference: https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2005412?query=featured_coronavirus

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